Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
finnCap 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
GMP Securities 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Cantor Fitzgerald 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Beaufort Securities 0% 50% 50% 100.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 13% 50% 25% 87.5%
Societe Generale 25% 25% 25% 75.0%
Goldman Sachs 5% 10% 57% 71.4%
Berenberg 6% 33% 28% 66.7%
Jefferies Interna... 21% 17% 28% 65.5%
Exane BNP Paribas 4% 17% 39% 60.8%
RBC Capital Markets 14% 21% 21% 57.1%
HSBC 11% 15% 30% 55.5%
Peel Hunt 20% 15% 20% 55.0%
JP Morgan Cazenove 6% 23% 26% 54.9%
Liberum Capital 12% 18% 24% 52.9%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
finnCap 100.00%
N+1 Singer 33.33%
Societe Generale 25.00%
Jefferies International 20.69%
Peel Hunt 20.00%
RBC Capital Markets 14.29%
Barclays Capital 13.51%
Kepler Cheuvreux 12.50%
Liberum Capital 11.76%
HSBC 11.11%
Morgan Stanley 11.11%
Macquarie 8.70%
Shore Capital 8.00%
Credit Suisse 7.69%
Numis 6.67%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Investec 100.00%
Shore Capital 80.00%
N+1 Singer 66.67%
Panmure Gordon 62.50%
Deutsche Bank 61.11%
Macquarie 60.87%
Credit Suisse 57.69%
Morgan Stanley 55.56%
Barclays Capital 48.65%
Citigroup 47.06%
Liberum Capital 47.06%
Numis 46.67%
JP Morgan Cazenove 45.16%
Peel Hunt 45.00%
HSBC 44.44%